Note An antivirus program is designed to help protect your computer from viruses. You must not download or open files from sources that you do not trust, visit Web sites that you do not trust, or open e-mail attachments when your antivirus program is disabled.
For additional information about computer viruses, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Computer viruses: description, prevention, and recovery
- Click Start, click Run, and then type verifier.
- After Driver Verifier Manager starts, click Display Existing Settings, and then confirm that Deadlock Detection is turned on.
- Click Back.
- Click Create Custom Settings, and then click Next.
- Click Select Individual settings from a full list, and then click Next.
- Click the settings that you want to turn on, make sure the
Deadlock Detection check box is not selected, and then click
- Click the drivers that you want to verify, and then click
Next or Finish if you choose all drivers on your computer.
- Restart the computer.
Typically, Driver Verifier is used by device driver developers to make sure that their driver passes the hardware quality test. Microsoft recommends that you use this tool with caution.
For additional information about Driver Verifier, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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